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  1. inch

    • IPA[ɪn(t)ʃ]

    英式

    • n.
      a unit of linear measure equal to one twelfth of a foot (2.54 cm);a person's height or waist measurement
    • v.
      move along slowly and carefully;cause (something) to move slowly and carefully
    • noun: inch, plural noun: inches

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    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a unit of linear measure equal to one twelfth of a foot (2.54 cm) the toy train is four inches long eighteen inches of thread
    • informal a person's height or waist measurement my only reservation is the goalkeeper's lack of inches
    • a very small amount or distance I had no intention of budging an inch
    • 2. (as a unit of rainfall) a quantity that would cover a horizontal surface to a depth of one inch, equivalent to 253.7 cubic metres per hectare more than four inches of rain is expected
    • (as a unit of atmospheric pressure) an amount that would support a column of mercury one-inch high in a barometer (equal to 33.86 millibars, 29.5 inches being equal to one bar).
    • (as a unit of map scale) so many inches representing one mile on the ground one-inch maps of the east Midland counties

    動詞

    • 1. move along slowly and carefully he inched away as I approached Spain's conservatives are inching ahead
    • cause (something) to move slowly and carefully he inched the car forward
    • ph.
      the whole surface, distance, or area

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a unit of length half as long as an inch.
    • v.
      steal: she had her handbag half-inched

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      the whole surface, distance, or area

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of a move or shot in sports) perfectly judged; extremely accurate: an inch-perfect pass his cross was instant and inch-perfect

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of a move or shot in sport) perfectly judged; extremely accurate: an inch-perfect pass his cross was instant and inch-perfect

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a one-inch length of a column in a newspaper or magazine: it was a story which would fill many column inches

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[in(t)SH]

    美式

    • n.
      a unit of linear measure equal to one twelfth of a foot (2.54 cm): the toy train is four inches long eighteen inches of thread
    • v.
      move slowly and carefully in a specified direction: the 2,000 mourners inched along narrow country lanes the stock market inched ahead today

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • IPA[in(t)SH]

    美式

    • n.
      a small island or a small area of high land: Inchkeith

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • IPA[ɪn(t)ʃ]

    英式

    • n.
      a small island or a small area of high land: Inchkeith

    Oxford Dictionary